What does APPERTAIN mean?

APPERTAIN meaning in General Dictionary

To belong or pertain whether by correct nature session or custom to relate

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  • be a part or feature of
  • To belong or pertain, whether by right, nature, visit, or custom; to connect.

APPERTAIN meaning in Law Dictionary

To belong to; to own regards to; to be appurtenant to. See APPURTENANT.


APPERTAIN meaning in Etymology Dictionary

belated 14c., from Anglo-French apartenir, Old French apartenir (12c.) "be pertaining to; be incumbent upon," from Late Latin appertinere "to pertain to," from ad- "to, totally" (see ad-) + pertinere "to fit in with" (see pertain). To belong as parts towards the whole, or as users to a family or class. Associated: Appertained; appertaining.


APPERTAIN meaning in General Dictionary

(v. i.) To belong or pertain, whether by right, nature, visit, or custom; to connect.


Sentence Examples with the word APPERTAIN

There is no linear covariant, since it is impossible to form a symbolic product which will contain x once and at the same time appertain to a quadratic. (v.) is the Jacobian; geometrically it denotes the bisectors of the angles between the lines ax, or, as we may say, the common harmonic conjugates of the lines and the lines x x .

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